Those Barcelona Days 1947-1948
  • Don Byas
    Don Byas
  • George Johnson
    George Johnson

Don Byas - George Johnson

Those Barcelona Days 1947-1948

Fresh Sound Miscellaneous

Don Byas (ts), George Johnson (as), Luis Rovira (cl, dir), Bernard Hilda (vln, vcl, dir), Claude Dawson, Josep Puertas, Joan Bru, Salvador Massó, Joan Falgarona (tp), Joan Recarens, Francesc Pérez, Manuel López (tb), Josep Paps, Aleix Rosell, Nat Paris (as, cl), Jimmy Adams, Alejandro Ruano, Antoni Castells (ts, cl), Damià Cots, Josep Climent, Miguel Ramos, Leonard henry (p), Josep Ballester, José Castro, Georges Capitaine (g), Sebastià Morera, Andreu Gomar, Jaume Vilagrasa, José Arevalillo (b), Antonio Bardají 'Chispa', Gaspar Sala, Armand Molinetti, Al Saunders (d), Jean Freber (accordion), Louie Williams (vcl)

Reference: FSRCD 3001

Bar code: 8427328630016

01. Byas Jump (Walking Around) (Don Byas) 1:55
02. Janine (Don Byas) 2:45
03. Chicago Boogie (Luis Rovira) 2:58
04. The Man I Love (G. & I. Gershwin) 3:04
05. To Each His Own (Livingston-Evans) 2:54
06. Riffin' And Jivin' (Don Byas) 2:50
07. Mañana será tarde
(I Can't Get Up The Never To Kiss You) (Benjamin-Weiss-Kaps) 2:37
08. La pena de perder (Looser's Wee) (Oliver-Young) 3:06
09. Quisiera saber (I Love You For Sentimental Reasons) (Lanjean-Best) 3:05
10. Soñar en ti (Roland-Osser-Goetschius) 2:36
11. Infiniment (Bruno Cocatrix) 3:03
12. Siempre, siempre (Leeds-HIlda-Agay) 2:59
13. Johnson Rock (George Johnson) 3:07
14. Flamingo (Grouya-Anderson) 3:25
15. St. Louis Blues (W.C. Handy) 2:50
16. Cherokee (Ray Noble) 2:58
17. Smoke Gets In Your Eyes (Jerome Kern) 2:57
18. Zoom (Jackson-Johnson) 3:09
19. All The Things You Are (Jerome Kern) 3:01
20. Sweet Georgia Brown (Casey-Pinkard) 3:15

Album details

Total time: 59:51 min.

Tracks #1 & 2:
Don Byas y las Estrellas de "Ritmo y Melodía" - Jam session
Recorded in Barcelona, October, 1947

Tracks #3-8:
Luis Rovira y su Orquesta, featturing Don Byas
Recorded in Barcelona, April 1948 [#1-3], and Madrid, November 1947 [#7-8]

Tracks #9-12:
Bernard Hilda y su Orquesta, featuring Don Byas
Recorded in Barcelona, August 1947

Tracks #13-20:
George Johnson y su Orquesta
Recorded in Madrid, April 1947

All these recordings were originally released on 78 rpm, and appeared here for the first time on CD. The sound has been digitally remastered and restored using the Cedar System.

Compiled and produced for CD release by Jordi Pujol

18,95 €  (tax incl.)

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